Martian Polar Vortex Dynamics and the 2018 Global Dust Storm

Streeter, Paul; Lewis, Stephen; Patel, Manish and Holmes, James (2020). Martian Polar Vortex Dynamics and the 2018 Global Dust Storm. In: Seventh International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration, 13-17 Jan 2020, Ushuaia, Argentina.

URL: https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/marspolar2020/pd...

Abstract

Mars’ polar vortices play key roles in the planet’s general circulation and atmospheric transport. The 2018 Global Dust Storm had a strong impact on dynamics at both poles, with implications for tracer transport into and around the polar regions.

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  • Project Funding Details
  • Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
    DTG 2015-16 (2016 INTAKE)ST/N50421X/1STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council)
    UPWARDSUPWARDS-633127Horizon 2020
    Characterizing the Martian water cycle by assimilating ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter dataST/R001405/1UKSA UK Space Agency
    Modelling and retrieval of martian dust, ice and ozone from ExoMars NOMAD dataST/P001262/1UKSA UK Space Agency
  • Keywords
  • Mars; Mars atmosphere; polar vortex; dust storm; data assimilation, Mars Climate Sounder; martian atmosphere
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  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
    Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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  • Space
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  • Paul Streeter

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